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Jackson
Family name
Pronunciation Jackson
Meaning derived from "Son of Jack"
Region of origin Anglo-Saxon
Footnotes: [1]

Meaning "son of Jack". In the 1990 United States Census, 'Jackson' was the thirteenth most frequently reported surname, accounting for 0.3% of the population.[2]

Notable people with the name Jackson include:

Contents

Surname

U.S. politics and law

Military

Drama and television

Visual art

Music

Sports

Science

Other

Fictional characters

First name

Jackson
Pronunciation (jak-son)
Gender Male
Meaning "son of Jack"
Related names Jack
Popularity Popular names page

References

See also


Simple English

For other uses, see Jackson. Jackson is a common patronymic family name in English speaking countries, meaning "son of Jack". It is less common as a first name. People with the name Jackson are:

Surname

U.S. politics and law

Jackson
Family Name

PronunciationJackson
Meaningderived from "Son of Jack"
Region of originAnglo-Saxon
PopularityBehind the Name 
Wikipedia articlesAll pages beginning with Jackson

Contents

  • Alphonso Jackson, 13th U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
  • Andrew Jackson, 7th U.S. President
  • Frank G. Jackson, 57th mayor of Cleveland, Ohio
  • Henry M. Jackson (1912-1983), U.S. Representative and Senator
  • Jabez Young Jackson, U.S. Representative from Georgia
  • James Jackson (politician) (1757-1806), U.S. Representative and Senator from Georgia
  • James Jackson (congressman) (1819-1887), U.S. Representative from Georgia
  • James M. Jackson (1825-1901), U.S. Representative from West Virginia
  • James S. Jackson (1823-1862), U.S. Representative from Kentucky and Union Army General in the U.S. Civil War
  • Jesse Jackson (born 1941), civil rights leader
  • Jesse L. Jackson, Jr., son of Jesse Jackson and U.S. Representative from Illinois
  • John G. Jackson (1777-1825), U.S. Representative from Virginia
  • Jonathan Jackson (delegate) (1743-1810), delegate to the Continental Congress from Massachusetts
  • Joseph W. Jackson (1796-1854), U.S. Representative from Georgia and mayor of Savannah, Georgia
  • Linda Jackson, mayor of Vaughan, Ontario
  • Lorna Jackson, mayor of Vaughan, Ontario
  • Maynard H. Jackson (1938-2003), mayor of Atlanta, Georgia
  • Oscar Lawrence Jackson (1840-1920), U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania
  • Rebecca Cox Jackson (1795-1871), free African-American during the Civil War, noted in the Norton Anthology of Literature by Women
  • Richard Jackson, Jr. (1764-1838), U.S. Representative from Rhode Island
  • Robert H. Jackson (1892-1954), Supreme Court Justice and chief American Nuremberg Trials prosecutor
  • Samuel D. Jackson (1895-1951), U.S. Representative from Indiana
  • Sheila Jackson-Lee, U.S. Congresswoman from Texas
  • Thomas B. Jackson (1797-1881), U.S. Representative from New York
  • Tom Jackson (trade unionist)
  • William Jackson (1783-1855), U.S. Representative from Massachusetts
  • William Humphreys Jackson (1839-1915), U.S. Representative from Maryland
  • William P. Jackson (1868-1939), U.S. Senator from Maryland
  • William Terry Jackson (1794-1882), U.S. Representative from New York

Military

  • Arthur J. Jackson (born 1924), U.S. Marine Corps officer, Medal of Honor recipient for actions during World War II
  • Mike Jackson (born 1944), British Army Chief of the General Staff
  • Norman Cyril Jackson (1919–1994), British RAF, recipient of the Victoria Cross
  • Stonewall Jackson (1824–1863), Confederate general
  • Thomas Norman Jackson (1897–1918), British Army, recipient of the Victoria Cross
  • William Jackson (Victoria Cross) (1897–1959), Australian Army, recipient of the Victoria Cross

Drama and television

  • Bill Jackson, U.S. TV personality
  • Conn Jackson, TV host
  • Glenda Jackson, two-time Academy Award-winning British actress
  • Gordon Jackson (actor) (1923-1980), British actor
  • Joshua Jackson, Canadian-American actor
  • Kate Jackson, U.S. actress
  • Keith Jackson, U.S. ABC sportscaster
  • Peter Jackson, New Zealand director
  • Randy Jackson, American Idol judge
  • Samuel L. Jackson, U.S. actor
  • Shar Jackson, U.S. TV and film actress

Music

  • Alan Jackson Jr, drummer
  • Alan Jackson, country star
  • Anthony Jackson, bass player
  • Curtis Jackson, also known as 50 Cent
  • Francis Jackson, British composer and organist
  • Freddie Jackson
  • Jackie Jackson
  • Janet Jackson, U.S R&B singer
  • Jermaine Jackson
  • Joe Jackson (musician), British singer/songwriter
  • Joseph Jackson
  • Kate Jackson (singer)
  • Katherine Jackson
  • La Toya Jackson
  • Mahalia Jackson, gospel singer
  • Marlon Jackson
  • Michael Jackson (1958-2009), U.S. pop/soul singer-songwriter
  • Millie Jackson
  • Milt Jackson, U.S. jazz vibraphonist
  • Milton Jackson, music producer
  • O'Shea Jackson, Ice Cube
  • Randy Jackson (musician)
  • Rebbie Jackson
  • Tito Jackson, guitarist/vocalist of Jackson 5
  • Tony Jackson
  • Wanda Jackson

Sports

  • Andrew JC Jackson, World Champion Surf Lifesaver
  • Archie Jackson
  • Arthur Morris Jackson (1915-1971), NHL professional hockey player
  • Barry Jackson (athlete), English track and field athlete
  • Bo Jackson, football and baseball player
  • Bobby Jackson, American veteran NBA basketball reserve point guard and former college star at the University of Minnesota
  • Colin Jackson, English 110m hurdle athlete
  • Danny Jackson, American former All-Star Major League left-handed pitcher in the 1980's and 1990's
  • Darrell Jackson, U.S. football player
  • Elphinstone Jackson (1868-1945), England footballer and co-founder of Indian Football Association in 1893
  • Ernest Jackson (1914-1996), English footballer
  • Francia Jackson, Dominican Republic volleyball player
  • Harold Jackson (football player) (born 1946), U.S. football player
  • Harvey "Busher" Jackson, deceased former Canadian hockey defenceman, and early star of the NHL in the 1920's, 1930's, and 1940's, and now a member of The Hockey Hall of Fame
  • Jeff Jackson, Canadian former NHL hockey player and current Toronto Maple Leafs executive
  • Jermaine Jackson (basketball)
  • "Shoeless" Joe Jackson, baseball player
  • John David Jackson (boxer)
  • Keith Jackson, longtime American sportscaster on ABC
  • Keith Jackson, former NFL Pro Bowl tight end
  • Lauren Jackson, Australian professional basketball player
  • Les Jackson, English cricketer
  • Lucious Jackson, basketball player
  • Mark Jackson, former American football wide receiver in the 1980's and 1990's for Purdue in college and the Denver Broncos in the NFL
  • Mark Jackson, former American basketball point guard, starred in college for St. John's and in the NBA for the New York Knicks, Indiana Pacers, and other teams in the 1980's, 1990's, and 2000's, and now an NBA analyst on television for ESPN.
  • Mike Jackson, American former longtime right-handed Major League relief pitcher in the 1980's, 1990's, and 2000's
  • Mike Knox Jackson, professional wrestler
  • Peter Jackson (rugby league), Australian rugby league player
  • Phil Jackson, basketball coach
  • Quinton Jackson, mixed martial arts fighter
  • Reggie Jackson, retired American baseball player, a star home run-hitting outfielder in the 1960's, 1970's, and 1980's, most notably with the Oakland Athletics, the New York Yankees, and California Angels; a 1993 Hall of Fame inductee
  • Sam Jackson (19th century), English major league baseball player
  • Steve Jackson (rugby league footballer), Australian rugby league player
  • Sugar Jackson, Belgian boxer
  • Tarvaris Jackson, U.S. football player
  • Travis Jackson, deceased American baseball shortstop, best-known for his defensive prowess, he was a star in the 1920's and 1930's for the New York Giants and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1982.
  • Trina Jackson, freestyle swimmer

Science

  • Charles Loring Jackson (1847-1935), U.S. organic chemist
  • Dunham Jackson (1888-1946), mathematician
  • Frank Cameron Jackson, Australian philosopher
  • J. D. Jackson, physicist
  • John Hughlings Jackson, neurologist
  • Julian T. Jackson, British historian
  • Michael A. Jackson, computer scientist
  • Shirley Ann Jackson, president of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Wes Jackson, founder and president of The Land Institute

Other

  • André Action Diakité Jackson, African diamond industry administrator
  • Cindy Jackson, Guinness World Record holder for having the most cosmetic procedures
  • George Jackson (Black Panther)
  • Helen Hunt Jackson (1831-85), U.S. novelist and poetess
  • Jennifer Jackson, first African-American Playmate of the Month, March 1965 Playboy
  • Jennifer Lyn Jackson, Playmate of the Month, April 1989 Playboy
  • Michael Jackson (disambiguation).
  • Patrick Tracy Jackson, Boston merchant
  • Samuel Macauley Jackson (1851-1912), American clergyman, editor and author.
  • Steve Jackson (US), U.S. game designer
  • Thomas Graham Jackson (1835–1924), English architect

Fictional characters

  • Captain Jackson, South African policeman in Rafe McGregor's book trilogy Secret
  • Daniel Jackson, a character in the film Stargate and the subseequent television series
  • Daniel Jackson, sniper in the film Saving Private Ryan
  • Michael "Mike" Jackson, cricketer in P. G. Wodehouse's Psmith books
  • Sgt. Jericho Jackson, title character in the film Action Jackson

First name

Jackson
Given Name

Pronunciation (jak-son)

Gender Male
Meaning "son of Jack"
Related names Jack
Wikipedia articles All pages beginning with Jackson
Simple English Wiktionary has the word meaning for:

People

  • Jackson Browne, U.S. singer
  • Jackson Davis, founder of charity organization "Protect A Paw"
  • Jackson Fourgeaud, musician from "Jackson and his computer band"
  • Jackson C. Frank, singer-songwriter
  • Jackson Kabiga, Kenyan long-distance runner
  • Jackson Pollock, U.S. abstract painter
  • Jackson Proskow, Canadian journalist

Fictional characters

  • Jackson Stewart, a character in the U.S. children television series Hannah Montana
  • Jackson Rippner, assassination plotter in the film Red Eye
  • Jackson Belleville, a character in the U.S. television series Gilmore Girls

Other pages

  • Jack (name)








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